Location: Houston TX USA

Tutoring and Homework Help

Expertise: English and Reading
Subjects: Grammar, Journalism, Literature, Reading, Reading Comprehension, Writing

Abena T. of Houston TX USA Tutor Profile

Tutor Personal Information

Name: Abena T.
Gender: Female   Age: 31-40
Tutoring Style and/or Experience

Abena's Tutoring Services, is an educational resource for a better tomorrow.

We believe that Reading-Literacy to understanding any subject that you have difficulty with in academia. Our one-on-one tutoring sessions in person or via online specializes in reading, writing, language arts, elementary/middle school math, algebra, journalism, history, science, and creative writing.

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Tutoring Fee and Tutors Availability

Grades Tutored: Elementary, Junior High School, High School, College
Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Contract Availability: Long Term or Open-Ended Tutoring Commitments.
Tutoring Rates: $15.00 to $25.00
Sliding Scale: This tutor offers a sliding scale for students with economic hardships.

Tutor Background

Time Spent Tutoring: 3-5 years
Students Tutored: More than 50
Special/Focus Groups: Gifted/Talented, Home Schooling, Remedial
Educational Level: Masters
Major: African-American Studies, and Cultural Anthropology
School: The University of Houston
Awards kYmberly Keeton, Director/Lead Tutor of Abena's Tutoring Service is a graduate of The University of Houston with a B.A. in English Creative Writing with University Honors & minor in African-American Studies. Keetons first short story: 2.Butahflies.Charlie.Browne.&Painky.Lillies won the Sylvan N. Karchmer Short Fiction Prize in May 2006, and was published in the PARALLAX Journal at Richland College in Dallas, Texas. She has written six books of poetry and written numerous short stories. As the former City Manager of Rolling Out Dallas and Entertainment Editor for the Dallas Weekly Newspaper, she interviewed Larenz Tate, Illyasah Shabazz, Haile Gerima, Usher, Dwele, Musiq Soulchild, Talib Qwele, Charles Stone III, and countless others in the industry. Her articles have been published in Young People For.org, Atlanta Voice, The Washington African American Post, The Capitol Outlook, The National Society of Black Engineers, The Ave Magazine, The SacObserver, The Miami Times Online, and Black Chicago Online.net. Creating her own publication entitled Literafeelya Magazine in 2003, featuring work on arts and politics, the magazine produced twenty-two issues online and debuted its first print issue with a grant funded by Young People For in November of 2007. In addition, she is the former Publisher of Songhai News: The Black Collegiate Voice-Black Newspaper at the University of Houston, and one of three founders of the paper. Keeton currently is working on her first novel, an Art Docent at The Beer Can House in Houston, Texas, pursuing The Graduate Certificate in African-American Studies at UH, and publishing a blog for women in their thirties.
Teacher Certification: No